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Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

Please use the search field and filters on the right to find an activity or unit that suits you and your learners. Not sure what a discrepant event is? Learn more about this powerful technique for inquiry learning.

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Activities

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Demonstration only), Make & Take

Students make a contraption that appears to produce colours from black and white.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Have you ever wondered how a burglar alarm works? Its science revolves around complete and incomplete electric circuits. In this activity students will make a burglar alarm that they can use to protect something precious to them.

Activity Length:
35 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students make realistic-looking barf. Use this "recipe" as a springboard to discuss what barf is made of and why we puke!

Activity Length:
50 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students learn about scabs as they make fake ones.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students have the opportunity to make their own sidewalk chalk while learning about mixing pigment to obtain different colour combinations.

Activity Length:
45 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

In this activity, students use their knowledge about air pressure to build an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure, also known as barometric pressure.

Activity Length:
15-35 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students investigate multiple reflections.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

Students learn how to build a simple electrical circuit and observe the effects of electron flow.

Activity Length:
45-60 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students learn how a seismograph measures the shaking of the earth during an earthquake.

Activity Length:
1 hour
Activity Type:
Exploration

Not all structures withstand ground motion in the same way. Size, shape and materials used all make a difference. Structures have a natural frequency and they have a certain (totally acceptable) amount of flex. 

Ductility and malleability tell us how much a material can be stretched and ...

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